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Daewoo Wins Approval for Ammonia-fired Ship from LIoyd’s Register

Daewoo Wins Approval for Ammonia-fired Ship from LIoyd’s Register

SEOUL, Oct. 6 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co. said Tuesday that it has gotten the nod for its ammonia-powered ship from Lloyd’s Register, a British quality assurance and risk management company. Daewoo Shipbuilding plans to commercialize the ammonia-fueled 23,000 TEU container carrier by 2025, the company said in an [...]

Daewoo Shipbuilding to Foster Ship-related Digital Technology Experts

Daewoo Shipbuilding to Foster Ship-related Digital Technology Experts

SEOUL, Sept. 11 (Korea Bizwire) — Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co. said Friday that it will nurture digital technology workforces to improve the management and production procedure of its shipyards. A program to be run by the software education center of Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) will train experts of ship-related [...]

Daewoo Shipbuilding Bags 1.1 tln-won Deal to Build Upgraded Submarine

Daewoo Shipbuilding Bags 1.1 tln-won Deal to Build Upgraded Submarine

SEOUL, Oct. 11 (Korea Bizwire) — Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co., a major shipbuilder in South Korea, said Friday it has signed a deal worth 1.1 trillion won (US$924 million) to design and build an upgraded submarine for the country’s Navy. Under the deal with the Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA), Daewoo Shipbuilding will [...]

Daewoo Shipbuilding, Hyundai Merchant Cooperate for Smart Ship Development

Daewoo Shipbuilding, Hyundai Merchant Cooperate for Smart Ship Development

SEOUL, Sept. 26 (Korea Bizwire) — Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co. said Thursday it has joined forces with South Korea’s top shipping firm Hyundai Merchant Marine Co. to develop smart ship technologies. The two sides will collaborate in developing various technologies used for smart ships, such as real-time monitoring and automation systems, according to [...]

Hyundai Heavy Shareholders OK Split-up Plan amid Harsh Labor Opposition

Hyundai Heavy Shareholders OK Split-up Plan amid Harsh Labor Opposition

SEOUL/ULSAN, May 31 (Korea Bizwire) — Shareholders of Hyundai Heavy Industries Co. on Friday approved the company’s split-up plan ahead of a proposed merger with a smaller local shipbuilder amid fierce opposition from its labor union. The split is the first step in the process of Hyundai Heavy’s planned merger with Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine [...]

Hyundai Heavy’s Merger Faces Critical Juncture Next Week amid Backlash

Hyundai Heavy’s Merger Faces Critical Juncture Next Week amid Backlash

SEOUL, May 26 (Korea Bizwire) — Tensions are mounting ahead of Hyundai Heavy Industries Co.’s planned shareholders meeting next week as unionized workers remain staunch in their opposition to the company’s split-up plan for a merger with a small local shipbuilder, industry sources said Sunday. Hyundai Heavy shareholders are set to approve splitting of the [...]